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9&10 News Helping Hands is an ongoing community service project by 9&10 News and is sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. The program creates awareness and demonstrates the importance of community events and non-profit organizations throughout Northern Michigan. Some topics that 9&10 News Helping Hands will focus on are: education, crime prevention, health, children, and environmental issues.

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Save a Smile Drive

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Help others by joining 910 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance during the Save a Smile Drive. Many people in our communities need help with their dental health. Requests for help at the Traverse Health Clinic keep coming. Throughout the month of September Traverse Health Clinic is collecting adult toothbrushes, toothpaste, and floss to distribute to those in need locally. Donations can be dropped off at the Traverse Health Clinic (3147 Logan Valley Road), any Tom's Food Market in Ben... More>>

Adopt a Pet

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9&10 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance, Michigan's Insurance Company, want to encourage you to adopt a pet. Animal shelters across Michigan are filled with loving animals in search of a "forever More>>

Keep the Wheels Rolling

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Every year Meals on Wheels delivers meals to thousands of homebound residents in Northern Michigan. In August Meals on Wheels will be selling contribution plates at local stores. Please join 910 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance by purchasing one of their plates with a donation of $2 or $5 or by donating money in the Meals on Wheel car banks. All proceeds go to the area where the donation was made. See below for a list of participating businesses. For more information call 800-632-... More>>

Reading Program

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910 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance, Michigan's Insurance Company, are proud to support the Mid Michigan Library League's Summer Reading Program. Libraries across Mid Michigan are partaking in the Summer Reading Program by holding special events with magicians, actors, authors, and more. All of the events encourage kids to read and connect them with their local libraries. Click here to visit the Mid-Michigan Library League website and see a schedule of events. More>>

Relay for Life

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910 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance, Michigan's Insurance Company, are happy to support numerous Relay for Life events taking place the summer of 2014. Relay for Life is a 24-hour team fundraising event held to benefit the American Cancer Society. Individuals from throughout Northern Michigan join together to battle cancer in the form of teams. Team members then take turns walking, running, or jogging around a local track for 24 hours.Relay for Life is also a celebration honoring... More>>

Special Olympics State Summer Games

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910 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance, Michigan's Insurance Company, are proud to support the Special Olympics Michigan State Summer Games. More>>

American Red Cross Fashion Show

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9&10 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance, Michigan's Insurance Company, are proud supporters of the Central Michigan Chapter of the American Red Cross' Fashion Show. Check out spring fashions More>>

Zero Tolerance for Child Abuse Event

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Child abuse should never happen. The Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center is taking a stand against this problem with their fourth annual Zero Tolerance for Child Abuse event. Join 9&10 News Helping More>>

Volunteer at a Children's Museum

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9&10 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance encourage you to volunteer at your local children's museum such as the Great Lakes Children's Museum. This non-profit organization relies on the community's More>>

Walk for Warmth

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9&10 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance, Michigan's Insurance Company, are happy to support local Walk for Warmth events during the month of February. Each year warm-hearted volunteers walk to More>>

Foster Grandparent Program of Northwest Michigan

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January is National Mentoring Month. Join 9&10 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance in celebrating this month by becoming a mentor in your local community. There are many ways to get involved including More>>

New Year's Eve at the Arts Center

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9&10 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance are happy to support the annual New Year's Eve at the Arts Center! This community event is held at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey from 5-9pm More>>

Venison for Manna Project

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9&10 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance are proud to support the Petoskey Rotary Sunrise Club's Venison for Manna Project. Through this program area hunters can donate 1-2 pounds of ground deer More>>

OASIS Candlelight March

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. More>>

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